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Baltimore Officer's Encounter with Teen Skater

February 28, 2011

Baltimore Police Officer Salvatore Rivieri was terminated for failing to document a 2007 encounter with a 14-year-old skateboarder, who he berated for illegally skateboarding in the Inner Harbor.

Baltimore's Top Cop Uses Ruse In Kickback Arrests

February 24, 2011
Fifteen of the officers reported to the academy, and were stripped of their badges and arrested. An academy recruit witnessed the arrests that included Commissioner Frederick Bealefeld saying, "I'm here to reclaim our badge."

Off-duty Baltimore Cop Fires At Man Who Entered His Car

February 12, 2011
The Baltimore PD is investigating the incident and not treating it as an officer-involved shooting because no one was hit. The officer and man scuffled, prior to the officer discharging his weapon.

Baltimore Police Ban Plainclothes Duty

January 12, 2011
Command staff members are now discussing new rules governing plainclothes work. Officers could wear distinctive colors that change by the day or week, to make them quickly identifiable to fellow officers but not to the people they are trying to arrest, or use code words.

41 Shots Fired In Baltimore's Friendly Fire Death

January 11, 2011
Five Baltimore Police officers fired 41 rounds during a chaotic scene outside a nightclub on Sunday evening that led to the death of Officer William H. Torbit Jr. in a friendly fire incident.

Baltimore Officer Fatally Shot Outside Club

January 9, 2011
The officer, an eight-year veteran of the force, has been identified as 33-year-old William H. Torbit Jr. Detectives are investigating whether the officer's death was caused by friendly fire.

Cop Stories

December 29, 2010

Retired Baltimore officer Dick Ellwood tells his best stories from 25 years as a beat cop, vice detective, homicide unit supervisor and arson/bomb squad leader with the Baltimore Police Department. In "Cop Stories: The Few, The Proud, The Ugly," Ellwood chronicles his arrest of boyhood hero Mickey Mantle as a first-year officer, a vice arrest of a body part and his most memorable (and still unsolved) homicide case with an NFL player as the prime suspect.

Baltimore May Restrict Off-Duty Carry During Alcohol Consumption

December 6, 2010
Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III is considering revising the department's General Order governing officer conduct to prohibit officers from carrying a firearm if they consume alcohol off duty.

Verizon Activates Initial 4G Markets

December 6, 2010
Law enforcement agencies are anticipating next-gen networks to deploy or expand municipal surveillance networks (if budgets allow). Connected cameras will help patrol officers work more seamlessly with central command centers to apprehend fleeing suspects and halt crimes in progress.

Police Apprehend Suspect Who Sparked Baltimore Nightclub Gunbattle

November 29, 2010
Franklin James Gross, 30, is charged with attempted murder of a police officer and six other charges stemming from the incident.

Baltimore FOP Lodge Pledges Donation to National LE Museum

October 28, 2010
Baltimore City's Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #3, is the newest major donor to the National Law Enforcement Museum, pledging $100,000 to the project.

World Trade Center Flag Honors Baltimore Duty Deaths

October 26, 2010
A flag that flew over the World Trade Center site after 9/11 is coming to Baltimore in tribute to three police officers who've died in the past month.

Baltimore Officer Exonerated In Friendly Fire Incident

October 22, 2010
A jury has cleared Baltimore PD's Officer John Torres in the fatal shooting of Officer Norman Stamp during an off-duty shooting outside of a strip club.

Man Charged With Killing Baltimore Cop In Parking Dispute

October 18, 2010
Detective Brian Stevenson, an 18-year veteran and married father of three, had gone out to have dinner on the eve of his 38th birthday. He and Sian James got into an altercation in a private parking lot.

Veteran Baltimore PD Officer Killed In Crash

September 28, 2010
Officer James E. Fowler III was killed late Monday, while heading to a training session at Penn State University. Fowler of Cantonsville was driving to Lewiston, Pa. on U.S. 22/322 West and came to rest along a concrete barrier.

Johns Hopkins Gunman Wounds Surgeon, Then Kills Mother and Self

September 16, 2010
The suspect barricaded himself in a room of the hospital's thoracic center on the eighth floor of the hospital's Nelson Building. The shooter was reportedly upset about his mother's treatment at the hospital and shot the doctor in the stomach during surgery.

Baltimore Officer Surrenders to Face Murder Charge

June 13, 2010
Gahiji A. Tshamba turned himself in Sunday morning, following a weekend where police called him their "No. 1 suspect"; detectives handed out fliers describing him as a "dangerous/high risk apprehension"; and officers canvased neighborhoods searching for one of their own.

Baltimore Officer Who Shot Marine Was Intoxicated During 2005 Shooting

June 7, 2010
he Baltimore police officer who shot an unarmed ex-Marine during an altercation at a Mount Vernon club was intoxicated during a 2005 shooting that was ruled to be justified.

Off-Duty Baltimore Officer Shoots Home Invader In His Living Room

June 4, 2010
The officer heard a commotion in his living room sometime before 6 a.m. Friday morning and came down stairs from his second-floor bedroom to find the man going through the officer's items near unlocked weapons.

Shifting Priorities

May 20, 2010
It's tough for cops to know where to focus their energy as "acceptable" practices change based on the time and place, but decreasing violence is a priority everyone can get behind.
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